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Matt Hayat

Associate Professor    

Ph.D., 2003, Medical College of Wisconsin, Biostatistics
M.S., 1996, Northern Illinois University, Statistics
B.S., 1994, Northern Illinois University, Applied Probability and Statistics


Matt Hayat is an associate professor in Epidemiology and Biostatistics for the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. His research interests include clinical trials, biostatistics education, and interdisciplinary collaboration and consulting.

Before coming to Georgia State, he was on faculty at Johns Hopkins University and Rutgers University. His statistics education includes a master’s degree in statistics from Northern Illinois University and a doctoral degree in biostatistics from the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Dr. Hayat has more than 19 years of experience providing biostatistics support for a host of health-related research studies in a wide array of health and disease areas. His previous positions included work as a Biostatistician with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and as Biostatistician with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). He has experience working on many research projects in collaboration with physicians, nurse scientists, statisticians, epidemiologists, and other healthcare workers and researchers.

Dr. Matt Hayat’s CV


The following is a list of selected recent publications:

Choi, H., Hayat, M.J., Zhang, R., Hirsch, L.J., Bazil, C., Mendiratta, A., Javed, A., Legge, A.W., Buchsbaum, R., Resor, S., Heiman, G. (Accepted). “Drug Resistant Epilepsy in Adults: Outcome Trajectories after Failure of Two Medications.” Epilepsia.

Greenwald, R., Hayat, M.J., Barton, J., Lopukhin A. (Accepted). “A Novel Method for Quantifying the Inhaled Dose of Air Pollutants Based on Heart Rate, Breathing Rate and Forced Vital Capacity.” PLOS ONE.

Farley J.E., Hayat M.J., Sacamano P.L., Ross T., Carroll K. 2015. Prevalence and risk factors for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an HIV-positive cohort. Am J Infect Control. 43(4):329-35.

Hayat, M.J., Hedlin, H. 2012. “Modern Statistical Modeling Approaches for Analyzing Repeated-Measures Data.” Nursing Research, 61(3), 188-194.

Neufeld, K.J., Hayat, M.J., Coughlin, J., Huberman, A., Leistikow, N., Krumm, S., Needham, D.M. 2011. “Evaluation of Two Intensive Care Delirium Screening Tools for Non-Critically Ill Hospitalized Oncology Patients.” Psychosomatics, Mar-Apr;52(2):133-40.

Hayat, M.J. 2010. “Understanding Statistical Significance,” Nursing Research, May/June: 59(3), 219-223.

Kim, M.Y., Hayat, M.J., Feiveson, A.H., Cucinotta, F.A. 2009. “Prediction of Frequency and Exposure Level of Solar Particle Events,” Health Physics, Jul;97(1):68-81.